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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 9, 1949, Mason City, Iowa order Tuesday night his wife said he suffered an attack which was di agnosed as appendicitis An op eration was performed about mid night Meanwhile more than 000000 members of the steelworkers un Murray helped to or ganize a decade Tues day for his reelection as their president Hewas unopposed Declares GOP Should Stand for Progress Washington Republicans pondered the advice Wednesday of Gov Thomas E Dewey to become the party of social progress Reluctantly draping himself in the robes of elder statesman the New York governor told the coun try from a Lincoln day dinner for um Tuesday night that his Tru mandefeated party is split wide open On one side he said to the tune of 22 outbursts of applause are those who want no paternalism in would junk farm price supports unemploy ment insurance old age benefits slum clearance and other pro grams On the other he said as he paused to survey a packed ban quet room are those republicans who want to go beyond the new deal as rapidly as possible at al most any cost and of conseqUences His proposal for a winning com bination in 1950 and 1952 Take the middle road stop bellyaching about the past quit trying to outpromise the demo crats forget about turning the clock back and stand for social progress under a flourishing competitive system of private en terprise where every human right it expanded He suggested that those who are opposed to liberal and progressive policies should leave the GOP Dies of Auto Wreck Injuries Council Bluffs Jes sen 59 Merrill died at a hospital here late Tuesday of injuries suf fered Monday in an auto accident east of Mondamin Iowa on high way 75 Seven other persons were in jured in the crash Of those Guy Niver 52 Woonsbcket S Dak was reported as in serious con dition at Mercy hospital here The house rejected an amend ment by Rep Fred Schwengel R to add the superin tended of public instruction at torney general and commerce commission chairman to the civil service board that would super vise the system Under the meas ure the executive council would act as the board The measure was sponsored by Majority Leader Harry Weichman and Minority Leader Gene Poston Alternate Proposal The house committee on depart mental affairs recommended tabl ing of an alternate civil service proposal that would set up a civil service board separate from the executive council A bill to carry out Gov William S Beardsleys plan for financing the World war II veterans bonus was introduced in the house by the appropriations committee Wednesday AII memoers ot mebacred col lege of Cardinals the highest as sembly of the church who are in Rome next Monday must attend the consistory an authoritative vaticaii source said As many as possible of Italys 21 cardinals were expected to attend the consistoryThe special session may be attended by all visiting cardinals as well as those permanently in Rome Frank Sinatra May Join Shift to CBS Hollywood Frank Sinatra Wednesday announced he would not return to the Hit Pa rade radio program next season and indicated he probably would join the growing list of entertain ers who have switched to the Co lumbia Broadcasting System The bobby sox idol said his parting with the American To bacco company sponsor of the show was friendly and based on a conviction that he must have a program more readily convertible to television Local Option on Beer Is Recommended Des Monies bill for which Iowa dry forces have been seeking passage for several years was given a favorable recommen dation Wednesday by the house liquor control committee It would give counties the power to decide by ballot whether beer shall be sold within their borders It is the socalled local option plan The proposal has been offered in several recent sessions of the legislature without success The Iowa Temperance league and the Iowa Womens Christian Temper Union began their campaign for passage of measure by the 1949 legislature late last year The bill now goes on the house calendar for action by the house in its turn on the calendar Terms of the outofcourt com promise ending Mrs Gizyckas at tack on her mothers will were disclosed Wednesday before U S District Judge Alexander Holtzoff The to be paid Mrs Gizycka will be free of all This lump sum is in lieu of a life income which Mrs Patterson had bequeathed her daughter Before the settlement was an nounced Judge Holtzoff went through the formality of holding a jury trial He then directed the jury to find that Mrs Pattersons will was properly executed He signed an order directing that it be probated Most of the money to pay the settlement will be put up by 7 executives of the Washington TimesHerald who inherited the newspaper from Mrs Patterson Resigns as Sheriff to Take Post With Chamber of Commerce Grundy Center UR L y 1 e Rodd 29 serving his 2nd term as Grundy county sheriff resigned Wednesday effectve March 1 Rodd one of Iowas youngest sheriffs was reelected last No vember He has accepted a job as secretary of the Chamber of Com merce at Algona No successor lias been named The county board is scheduled to meet next Monday ka Montana and the Wednesday The U S weather bu reau said winds may diminish during the day in the Rocky mountain region but only tem porarily Subzero weather spread over the north central states and sec tions of the western plains Wed nesday The mercury hit below zero in northern North Dakota Minnesota Wisconsin and Iowa It was 11 at Bismarck N Dak La Crosse Wis and St Cloud Minn 8 at Mason City and 6 at Minneapolis Some Warning There was some warming up in the northern Rockies and Nebras ka but a new mass of cold air was expected to strike the western plains and Rocky mountain areas Wednesday night In Wyoming drifting snow re blocked more than 2300 miles of roads which had been opened by army crews Airplanes flew sup plies of milk and bakery goods to Rawlins and Rock Springs Wyo to meet emergency needs of stranded rail passengers for her before the wedding a casnier s cneck but sne Puts Wedding Ring in Parking Meter San Bernardino Cal Some embittered woman put her wedding ring in a downtown park ing meter police reported Wed nesday She can get the ring back by paying the nickel she should have put in the slot ON COMMITTEE Washington Hoeven RIowa has been named to a house agriculture subcommittee on fertilizer and farm machinery DIES AFTER FIRE Muscatine Michael OTolle died in a Musca tine hospital Wednesday of the ef fects of fumes he breathed dur ing a fire at his parents farm home near Letts Monday night Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy Wed nesday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night about zero High Thursday 10 to 15 above Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night Warmer Wednesday night Thursday fair and colder Low Wednesday 510 northwest to 15 southeast Minnesota Clearing and rather cold Wednesday night Thursday fair and colder southeast IN MASONCITY GlobeGazette weather statis tices for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 22 Minimum 9 below At 8 a m Wednesday 2 below Precipitation none YEAR AGO Wanted Iowa License Wednesday a Detroit used car dealer Lester Havick 67 identi fied Stanley and his wife as the man and woman to whom he sold a 1941 Buick sedanetfce last Octo ber when the man identified himself as William G Martin of Mason City Iowa Stanley told him he wanted a clear title so he could transfer to Iowa plates because in his busi ness he would becalling on farm ers in the vicinity of Mason City Havick said in answer to ques tions by U S District Attorney T E Diamond Otto Hansen an Owatonna used car dealer showed a copy of the receipt Mrs Stanley whom he knew as Mary Clausen gave him when he bought a 1948 Ford from her for He said he gave her the money in bills Identifies Bonds A Rochester bank employe Reindard Fitting identified Lar son as the man to whom he gave in cash for a cashiers check last October and identified 2 red bands used to wrap currency Other witnesses produced hotel registration cards and files show ing that Mrs Stanley stayed at hotels in Owatonna Rochester and Kasson for short periods of time on dates during which Lar son admitted dating her fre quently The hotel registration papers car sale slips and a parking lot receipt from Cedar Rapids were introduced by Diamond as ex hibits The attendant at the park ing lot Rex Hersom 50 Cedar Rapids was put on the stand to identify Stanley and said the lat ter left his car there for 3 days Maximum Minimum 10 below CRASH CLAIMS LIFE AT the foreground is the cab of the semitrail er truck which collided with a car north of Belmond Tuesday afternoon in which Dr John H Wallinga of St Paul Minn was killed and his wife and 3 others injured The top of the car and the hood were stripped off and the front badly battered The truck was driven by Albert Cooley Anoka Minn who suffered lacerations about the face The other injured Mr and Mrs Emanuel Stern Fargo N Dak were taken with Mrs Wal linga to a Rochester Minn hospital late Tuesday The picture was taken while Dr Wal linga and Stern still were in the front seat of the car waiting for an ambulance to take them to the Belmond hospital Note that pads were taken from the truckvan to cover the car and protect the 2 from the cold that it be cash so she could pay a lawyer who was coming to transact a deal where she would take over ownership of an al leged dress shop in Des Moines Mary Clausen Larson said he gave the woman he then knew as Mary Clausen the on a busy downtown Roch ester intersection and that was the last he saw of her When he heard nothipg further he went to Des Moines to check for the dress shop but was unable to find it he stated and going on to Knoxville where he believed her car was registered also proved fruitless he stated He came back by way of Humboldt on information gained at Knoxville but was unable to find trace of the woman Kasson is about 15 miles south of Rochester where Larson said lie first met Mrs Stanley in a ball room That was about Sept 30 1948 Larson said they dated about every 2 or 3 nights after that and nearly each time Mrs Stanley who told him she was single and 25 years of age was staying at a different hotel She met him at Rochester Kasson and Owatonna on different evenings he stated Diamond then asked if it hadnt been for the marriage talk would you have agreed to raise the money Prices of other fluctuated too as commodities traders kept watchful eyes on the grain mar sets gyrations Cotton dropped a bale then rose Hogs slipped to some of the low est price levels since the end of OPA 2 years ago Further declines of 25 to 50 cents were reported at major mid western markets Lowest Since OPA Chicagos top hog price of was the lowest since price ceilings At Cleveland the top of also was the lowest since OPA Cattle prices however were steady to 50 cents higher after suffering a nosedive earlier in the week Farmers cut their cattle shipments sharply Wednesday and forced the price upward To Take All Week Judge Graven indicated that the taking of testimony and sum moning of witnesses would require most of theweek with a possibility that all evidence will be in by Friday He announced that the court would hold an extra session Wednesday evening Chief of Police Harold E Wolfe of Mason City was expected to be a key Wednes day afternoon Once when time seemed long for the attentive courtroom listen ers Defense Attorney John Mitch ell of Fort Dodge inquired of Dio mond Is it hard to read Is that why you are taking so long Diamond replied No I went to night school and dont read very well in the daytime Graven rapped for order the trial proceeded Never Got It Back In his testimony Tuesday after noon Larson stated I never got back a penny of the I gave her Diamond Tuesday afternoon confiscated 2 negatives from film holders which GlobeGazette photographers had taken of Larson and 3 of the 5 Stanley children present for the trial The photog rapher snapped the pictures in the first floor lobby of the federal building The courtroom is on the Not Enough Money Larson said no That was the prime reason I did it I told her I wanted marriage to wait until spring but I had that hi mind when I got the money together Mrs Stanley had originally asked for Larson asserted but later said she had sold her car and needed only Judge Graven rapped for order only once That was when Larson was asked about any kissing ses sions he had on the dates Jurors who were impaneled are Roger H Arends ApJington hard ware buyer Henry J Arndorfer Corwith farmer Fred H Beisner Dows farmer Cecil C Griffith Eagle Grove clothing store clerk Arthur King Ruthven farm man ager William C Polderboer Al lison insurance man Mrs Pearl M Potter Algona housewife Tony O Schneiderman Allison electri cian Mrs Madelaine See Laur ens housewife Mrs T h e d a V Swanson Laurens housewife Frank Talcott Webster City lum b e r company manager and Charles C Voight Fenton farmer Alternate is Mrs Minnie Peterson Rolfe housewife Mite hum Gets 60Day Term in Dope Case Hollywood UR Actor Robert Mitchum sleepyeyed and non chalant was given 60 days in jail and 2 years probation Wednesday in a marijuana conviction Blond Starlet Lila Leeds picked up with the screen actor in a raid on her hillside cottage was given the same sentence Superior Judge Clement D Nye gave them both a year in jail but suspended it and put them on 2 years probation on condition they spend 60 days of the years sent ence behind bars in the county jail I am treating you as T would any other defendant in like cir cumstances Nye said I cannot overlook the responsibility that you Mr Mitchum have for per haps hundreds of thousands oE young Americans who idolize you SAME Black mentis tram a In 24 honn Give Approval to Gag Rule Senate Committee in 103 Filibuster Vote Washington Lodge RMass said Wednesday the senate rules committee approved an antifilibuster rule by a 10 to 3 vote Leaving a closeddoor session of the committee Lodge said the vote was for an amendment to the sen ate rules so that twothrds of senators voting could apply a gag to debate at any time Lodge said the 3 opposing voles were cast by Senators Stennis Long DLa and Hunt The committee action merely sends the proposal on to the sen ate itself In the senate the matter can be called up ac any time but is subject to debate ;